Night in

2013 Breathing Space Cabernet Sauvignon, Evans & Tate, Margaret River

This Aussie cabernet is rich in mintiness and succulent blackcurrants with a savoury aftertaste. £11.99, or £8.99 each when you buy 2, Majestic

Dinner party

2011 Coyam, Colchagua Valley

From biodynamic Emiliana, this vanilla-scented Chilean red pulsates with syrah-based dark cherry. £14.89-£19.99, Rannoch Scott, Vintage Roots, Noel Young,, Tanners, The Vineking

Splash out

2012 Domaine Gérard Thomas Saint-Aubin, Premier Cru, Les Combes

This white Côte de Beaune burgundy is intensely nutty in aroma and delivers a flavour-packed mouthful of ripe chardonnay. £19.99, Waitrose